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Madison Avenue

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noun Mad·i·son Avenue \ˈma-də-sən-\

Definition of Madison Avenue

  1. :  the American advertising industry



Origin of madison avenue

Madison Avenue, New York City, former center of the American advertising business


First Known Use: 1952


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